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Disaster Response, Twitter Hack & Single Shoe Sales (+ NBA Bubble Life)- Thursday, July 16th, 2020

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The news to know for Thursday, July 16th, 2020! What to know today about another COVID-19 record in the U.S. and how the response efforts compare to other disasters.  Also, an unprecedented and high-profile Twitter hack: what happened and who was hit. Plus, an update on Kanye's 2020 bid, the largest sports crowd in months, and where you can now buy one shoe at a time. All that and more in just 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for the Thing to Know Thursday bonus interview. Our guest talks about how professional basketball players are adapting to life on lockdown in the NBA bubble. Head to to read more about our guest or any of the stories mentioned. This episode is brought to you by Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here: Vote for The NewsWorthy in the People's Choice Podcast Awards in the month of July! Thank you for your support! Go to, enter your email and choose 'The NewsWorthy' in two categories: 1- People's Choice 2- Politics & News      Sources: U.S. COVID-19 Case Record: Johns Hopkins, CBS News, AP, LA Times Stores Add Mask Mandates: NYT, CNBC, WaPo, Walmart Navarro Trashes Fauci: USA Today, Reuters, WSJ Dr. Fauci Response: Reuters, NY Times, The Atlantic, Axios Overdose Deaths Increase: AP, WSJ, Axios, WaPo, CDC, Find Treatment High Profile Twitter Hacks: CNN, The Verge, TechCrunch, CNBC, NY Times, Twitter Kanye on Okla Presidential Ballot: AP, FOX News, TMZ Fans Attend NASCAR Race: AP, USA Today, NASCAR CBS and NAACP Partnership: CNN, Variety, USA Today Aluminum Can Shortage: USA Today, Fox News, Twitter Zappos to Sell Shoe Singles: FOX News, AP, CNN, Zappos Closest Image of the Sun: CBS News, NASA

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